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Sex, Lies and Suicide: The Scandal at the Toronto Star | | Irene Ogrizek

Sex, Lies and Suicide: The Scandal at the Toronto Star | | Irene Ogrizek | Politics | Scoop.it
Above: Jane Davenport of the Toronto Star Raveena Aulakh With the events unfolding at the Toronto Star, it’s hard to resist a bit of Schadenfreude. After all, in recent years—those overseen by managing editor Jane Davenport--members of its vaunted newsroom pursued bad boys Rob Ford and Jian Ghomeshi with a zeal bordering on the depraved. For all the Star’s thou-shall-notting, both men were suffering from mental illnesses: Ford was an active addict and Ghomeshi a celebrity suffering acute anxiety, likely because he was thoroughly hated by his own institution, the CBC. As per the Star’s do-gooder agenda, the trespasses made against these two men were minimized while those they committed maximized. In short, the Star was making TMZ look good. Enter Jane Davenport, Jon Filson and Raveena Aulakh, managing editor and two career journalists, respectively. Aulakh committed suicide after discovering that her married ex-boyfriend, Filson, had begun an affair with her boss, Davenport. When it
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